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Phoenix2784
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I'm currently on a 28 day pill pack. I usually take my pill starting on sunday. I'm currently on the placebo row. I was wondering if I started a new pack tomorrow, would that stop my period from coming this month or would it just screw everything up? It usually starts on Thursday or Friday
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Karybu
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So you want to shorten your placebo week, essentially? You can do that, but there's no way of knowing what effect it would have - your period may not show up, but it might anyways, you might have spotting throughout the month, etc. Everyone's body reacts slightly differently to shortening or skipping a placebo week, and there isn't a way to predict how it will work for you.

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